Bio: Betty Gallo

 

Lobbyist and Government Relations Consultant

 

Betty Gallo has headed her own government relations and lobbying firm since 1981. The firm represents numerous clients before the Connecticut General Assembly including the Partnership for Strong Communities, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill- CT, Connecticut AIDS Residence Coalition, Connecticut Housing Coalition, CT Coalition to End Homelessness, CT Housing Investment Fund, Inc., Legal Services, and the American Civil Liberties Union - Connecticut.

Ms. Gallo has lobbied the Connecticut General Assembly for 27 years. From 1976 to 1980, Ms. Gallo was Executive Director and chief lobbyist for Common Cause/Connecticut. In 1980, she ran for the General Assembly as the Democratic candidate in the 19th district, West Hartford. She has sponsored the CT Lobbying Conference, a full day training session to teach people how to lobby the Connecticut General Assembly for 25 years.